Outdoor Activities
We are avid outdoor enthusiasts and have numerous guide books and trail
maps on hand.  We will gladly assist you in planning that special outing that
fits into your desired terrain, length of distance and level of difficulty.

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regularly.  With the many activities (almost unlimited),
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"Forever Wild" Wilderness Parks
The 5 protected areas around Schroon Lake, offer almost unlimited
opportunities for Hiking, Biking, Canoing, Kayaking, Rock Climbing, Fishing,
Cross Country Skiing, Snow Shoeing and Hunting.
Pharaoh Lake Wilderness
Located 2 miles north of village
Hiking, Fishing, Canoing or Kayaking, Cross Country Skiing, and  Snow Shoeing

45,883 Acres, 62 miles of trails - 39 bodies of water totaling 1,100 acres of water.
Includes Pharaoh Lake, Crane, Goose and North Ponds.  
Said to be one of the most appealing wilderness areas in the Adirondacks.
Pharaoh Mt offers a nice climb and views of the High Peaks and Vermont's Green Mountains.
Peaceful and picturesque hiking and fishing at the numerous ponds and streams.

Hoffman Notch Wilderness
Located 1/2 mile from the Inn
Hiking, Fishing, Canoing, Kayaking, Cross Country Skiing, and  Snow Shoeing.

36,231 Acres, 30 miles of trails - 8 bodies of water 156 acres total.  Hoffman Mt Elev. 3,715.  This area is
very mountainous and rugged, with 3 ridges exceeding 3,000 feet. It offers Hiking to the top of Mt.
Severance, Skiing through Hoffman Notch, Fishing in Bailey and Rogers Ponds.  Canoing on Cheney Pond
or Hunting throughout designated areas.

Hammond Pond Wild Forest
Located north of village in North Hudson
Hiking, Biking, Fishing, Canoing, Kayaking, Cross Country Skiing, and  Snow Shoeing

A little smaller than Pharaoh Lake area.  Owl Pate and Hail Mts offer great views.  
Many ponds offer scenic fishing and numerous hiking trails.
New off road, groomed mountain biking trails, for numerous abilities.

Dix Mountain Wilderness
Located north of village in North Hudson
Hiking, Fishing, Cross Country Skiing, and  Snow Shoeing

45,208 Acres, 36.5 miles of trails - 12 bodies of water for a total of 92 acres.
Dix Mt-Elev 4,857, McComb Mt-Elev 4,405, Dial Mt-4,020.  Very rugged mountainous terrain, no marked
trails leading to South & East Dix, Hough and McComb . For experienced hikers mostly bushwhacking
goes on.
On Northwest side of area there is a maintained trail system to the peaks of Round Top, Noonmark, Bear
Den, Dial, Nippletop, Colvin, Blake and Pinnacle.

High Peaks Wilderness
South Section reachable from Newcomb
North Section accessible through Keane
Hiking, Fishing, Cross Country Skiing, and  Snow Shoeing

192,685 Acres, 238.5 miles of trails - 112 bodies of water total of 1,392 acres of water.
Mt. Marcy (tallest in NY)-Elev 5,344, Algonquin Peak-Elev 5,114.  Largest area in the entire park,
with the largest concentration of Peaks and people.  Numerous maintained trails and peaks with great view
Also many brooks offer scenic waterfalls and trout fishing.

For More Park Wilderness Information
ADK Outdoor Club
Adirondack Park Agency (APA)
About Outfitters
Outfitters provide their knowledge of the area and the opportunity for you to
experience and enjoy numerous outdoor activities.

The link below lists the contact information for many types of outfitters.
Please contact each directly to see if they are the best choice for you and your family.

We will try to provide a list of as many local outfitters as possible.  These lists are provided for
informational purposes and do not reflect any type of endorsement or recommendation by the
Lakeview Inn.
Types of activities they offer:
Rafting Trips,      Kayak & Canoes Trips,   Horseback Riding,    
Rock Climbing,    Water Sports,  Fishing Guides,   Hunting Guides
Snowmobile Guides,    Dog Sledding
Awesome Adirondack Park Statistics

* Consists of 6 Million Acres – larger than Yosemite, Yellowstone, The Grand Canyon,
The Great Smoke Mts and the Everglades
*  8,000 Square Miles of mountains – for hiking and climbing.    *   Over 2,000 high peak mountains.
*  There are over 40 mountains with elevation over 4,000 feet.
*   Mount Marcy is highest peak in New York, standing at 5,344 feet.

*   2,000 miles of hiking trails – great diversity of level, terrain and experience.
*  Over 2,300 lakes and ponds, 1,500 rivers and 30,000 miles of brooks & streams.
*  200 lakes that are over one square mile in area.

*  Wildlife – over 220 birds species, 30 species of reptiles and 50 species of animals
- Black bear, white tail deer, loons, bald eagle, coyotes, bob cats, and beaver to name a few.
*  66 types of fish – including lake & river trout, pike, land locked salmon, perch
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